La cueva de la virgen

English // Class: 3 A III

This hike takes place in the Huasteca Canyon, one of the most spectacular natural monuments in Mexico. 

We will conquer the icon of  La Huasteca by climbing to the Virgin Cave and rappelling 3 times to get down the side. 

The view from the top, the beautiful semi-desert, shows us its glory.  This trip is recommended for those who wish it  begin  easy climbing and cannoning.  It is a short and not technically demanding adventure.  

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Season

All year, but it is highly recommended from autum to spring. Summer is very hot.

Difficulty

Beginners: this trip is for personas without any experience in outdoor activities. The route involves walking in paths, between stones and can have downclimbing. All our routes include sa rappel course. Low phisical condition is required and is a requirement not to have overweight.

Gear included

  • Helmet
  • Harnes
  • Rappel System
  • Ropes
  • Guide Gear: Contingencies and First Aid Kits

  • Each participant will be responsible of the gear provided, and will have to be carried in your own backpack when it is not in use.
    Lost gear should be payed as new.

    Gear you should bring (Not incluided)

  • BackPack to carry your gear, food and drinks
  • Biking gloves to protect your hands
  • Sun Block, to protect the canyons please dont use it

  • Service Information

    Generales

  • Zone: La huasteca Monterrey, Nuevo León, MEXICO
  • Age: 12 - minors should be acompanied by a parent
  • Estimated time from the starting point: 5 hr
  • Time to get from meeting to starting point: 1 hr
  • Activities Period: 1 day
  • Nights: 1
  • Tour Challenges

  • Rappels: 3
  • Cave: 1
  • Clothes

    1. For you who stayed on night before to do Matacanes with   Emotion Team (Joke) bring a sleping  or blankets per person 

    2. Personal Care

    3. For the canyon:  you will wear wetsuit, so we recommend to have a tights at the bottom, on top bring a shirt dri fit, they may be comfortable to walk with the neoprene in the waist  while you get into the water. If it has something DriFIT thin synthetic fabric (no cotton) in the bottom can be underwear if they have tights or you can wear shorts also.

    4. VERY IMPORTANT tennis to have some grip down in the sole,  socks covering the ankle (not small tines), (not smooth tennis sole, not Converse, not Puma) and not  very old, since you are likely to open in the first rappel.

    5. Bring energy bars to halfway and / or chocolates also can bring ones to the guides : )

    6. It is recommended to bring  waterproof camera, maybe will take some pictures, but our main job is to take care of you, so that our priority :)

    7. After the canyon you may want to change your wet clothes so bring dry footwear and dry chothing  (this dry clothes left in the van so you  can be changed until the end).

    8. Swimsuit if you want to swim in the pool  ant bring a towel.

    9. NO ALCOHOL, NO GUNS, NO DRUGS !!!!

    10. In the Hotel Spa there is no WIFI :) so you can talk amongst yourselves.

    11. Garbage is yours do not let the canyon !!!

    12. Your lenses must tie them with string, or not take them.

    13. WOMEN please bring with you Hair leagues

    All personal items that can not be wet remain in the vehicle during the tour

    Groups

    Groups can be made 6 people minimum. In case of not being able to form a group, you will have to make reservations with a full payment of the tour and wait to be assigned to one of the groups formed by other people. If you can't be assigned, you'll be refunded. You may ask for VIP groups with no minimum persons and guides will be assigned exclusively for you including all meals, transportation from airport, cabins and hotel nights.

    Food

    Food is NOT included in this trip, we recommend you bring one litter of water and energy bars

    Recomendations before the trip

  • No intense activities the one or two days before the trip.
  • No alcohol drinking the night before.
  • Be well hydrated.
  • Eat well (healthy).
  • Be well rested.
  • What Other Visitors Experienced

    Service Tabs

    The departure and return point is in Ecobikes, a store located  just a few meters before passing the entrance of La Huasteca natural park, in Santa Catarina Nuevo Leon. To get to this point from down-town you'll take Morones Prieto avenue to the west; this avenue ends on the park entrance. 

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